CWF in the Daily Signal

Posted by Olivia Grady on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 5:11 pm - Permalink

Matt Patterson, Executive Director of the Center for Worker Freedom, was quoted in the Daily Signal on March 30, 2017, about the decertification effort by Minnesota personal care assistants:

Matt Patterson, executive director of the Center for Worker Freedom, a Washington-based affiliate of Americans for Tax Reform, joined the effort.

“Here’s what’s fishy to us,” Patterson said at a March 4 press conference in St. Paul attended by Johansen and other personal care assistants. “If the union was able to prove 9,000 PCAs wanted an election and had this 30 percent support, then why did only about 5,000 people vote, and from that figure why did only about 3,000 vote for the union? We’ve been asking to see these records.”

As of this week, Seaton and Patterson had collected more than 6,500 signatures from PCAs who support a new election. That’s more than the total who voted in the 2014 unionization election, and about twice the number who voted in favor of SEIU.

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